Mickey’s Fun Wheel Machinist at the Disneyland Resort

In this episode of “Every Role a Starring Role,” you’ll meet Kat Powell, a Machinist at Mickey’s Fun Wheel in Disney California Adventure park. Kat completed a four-year machinist training program through Fullerton College, funded by the Disneyland Resort, which allowed her to pursue an advanced certificate while working on one of her favorite attractions. Kat now works after hours with her fellow maintenance professionals, maintaining the iconic Ferris wheel at the center of Paradise Pier!

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This Day In History

1928 Tall Timber (starring Oswald the Lucky Rabbit) released
1932 Musical Farmer (starring Mickey Mouse) released
1932 The Bears and The Bees (a Silly Symphony) released
1982 Tron released
1994 Ground breaking ceremony held at the site of the Disney Institute, Walt Disney World
1999 Discovery Island closed at Walt Disney World
2003 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl released